I would like to create shapefiles which I'll use in my program to determine the country, region and city of a given GPS coordinate. Eventually I would want to cover the entire world, but I'm ok with starting with one country. What's the right way to do that?

asked 09 Apr, 11:08

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Unsure about the purpose of a shapefile but look up Overpass ql 'is_in' using co-ordinates.
https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/74052/get-enclosing-borders

(09 Apr, 14:40) DaveF
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